There are 8 ways to get from Thrissur to Puducherry by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Erode Junction (ED) Bangalore Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Erode Junction (ED) to Puducherry (PDY) Puducherry Exp

$9 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Thrissur to Pondicherry

$8 - $12

6 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Puducherry 306.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Thrissur to Puducherry 306.1 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Kochi, fly to Madras, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY)

$31 - $165

Train to Kochi, fly to Pondicherry  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Pondicherry (PNY) COK - PNY

$64 - $314

Train to Coimbatore, fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY)

$35 - $143

Bus to Calicut, fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mundur to Kondotty
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madras (MAA) CCJ - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY)

$43 - $263

What companies run services between Thrissur, India and Puducherry, India?

You can take a train from Thrissur to Puducherry via Erode Junction (ED) in around 12 h 42 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Thrissur to Puducherry 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 29 h 5 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Kochi to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Kochi to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Kochi to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thrisur (TCR) to Erode Junction (ED)
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Erode Junction (ED) to Puducherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thrisur (TCR) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Puducherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thrisur (TCR) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Mundur to Kondotty
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thrissur to Puducherry
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thrissur and Puducherry is 424 km. The road distance is 490 km.

The cheapest way to get from Thrissur to Puducherry is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 29 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Thrissur to Puducherry is to train and fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs ₹4,300 - ₹22,000.

No, there is no direct train from Thrissur to Puducherry. However, there are services departing from Thrisur (TCR) and arriving at Puducherry (PDY) via Erode Junction (ED). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thrissur and arriving at Pondicherry. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 29 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 42 min to get from Thrissur to Puducherry, including transfers.